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Unbeaten Suntory claims Top League title - The Japan Times

3 months ago by The Japan Times

In the day's other games, NTT Communications Shining Arcs beat Kubota 27-17 to finish fifth to the Spear's 12th, while Munakata Sanix Blues held on to beat NEC Green Rockets 26-24, the sides finishing...

Honda relegated from Top League after defeat - The Japan Times

3 months ago by The Japan Times

Honda Heat were relegated from the Japan Rugby Top League on Sunday following a 41-21 defeat to NEC Green Rockets at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground. The result means the Heat cannot finish above...

Top League overhauls format again - The Japan Times

2 months ago by The Japan Times

Yamaha Jubilo, Panasonic Wild Knights, Ricoh Blacks Rams, Canon Eagles, NEC Green Rockets, Munakata Sanix Blues, Coca-Cola Red Sparks and Toyota Industries Shuttles will make up Conference B. “The...

Panasonic still team to beat in revamped Top League - The Japan Times

7 months ago by The Japan Times

While the likes of the Honda Heat and Munakata Sanix Blues will, in the words of Honda coach Tomoaki Fujimoto look to try and “make it into the top eight,” the Panasonic Wild Knights will once...

Suntory whips Panasonic in Top League showdown - The Japan Times

7 months ago by The Japan Times

Panasonic Wild Knights' hopes of making it four straight Top League titles took a big hit Saturday at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground as they fell to their second defeat of the season. Another poor...

Brave Blossoms coach Joseph opts for new-look squad for test series against Argentina - The Japan Times

5 months ago by The Japan Times

Yamaha's good form in the Top League is rewarded with six forwards on the squad, all of whom are uncapped, alongside scrumhalf Yuki Yatomi. The Panasonic Wild Knights also have seven players on the squad,...

Suntory routs Yamaha in marquee matchup - The Japan Times

3 months ago by The Japan Times

IWATA, SHIZUOKA PREF. – Suntory Sungoliath put themselves in the driver's seat for theTop League title Saturday thanks to a 41-24 win over Yamaha Jubilo in a showdown between first- and second-place...

Big names missing as Joseph names first Japan squad - The Japan Times

6 months ago by The Japan Times

“With an amount of experience lost, it's important we balance the squad selection with some players who have yet to find their best form in Top League, because we know they can perform at this level,”...

Sanix stays on course in Top Challenge Series - The Japan Times

1 year ago by The Japan Times

23 for 13th spot, while NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes face NEC Green Rockets for 15th. “It's pretty unlucky because normally we would have won (the TCS) and a place in the Top League,” said Sanix...

Wallabies abroad: Gill to debut for Toulon - ARU Rugby

7 months ago by ARU Rugby

Former Reds flanker Liam Gill will make his debut for Toulon this weekend, starting at openside flanker in the second round of the Top 14. Gill missed the first round, pending some final ... Scott Higginbotham...

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